1893 - 1983
LES DEUX AMIS (SEE D. 493)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors with carborundum, 1969, a working proof aside from the numbered edition of 75, on wove paper, framed
plate appox.: 713 by 1067 mm 28⅛ by 42 in
sheet: 952 by 1195 mm 37 ½ by 47 in
The print is in generally good condition, with apparently full margins. Some flattened creasing, mostly in the margins, the longest running the height of sheet at center. Extremely faint discoloration at the sheet edges. Some pale spots of surface soiling in the margins and on the verso. An occasional tiny fox mark. A few printing imperfections in the black and two spots of minor skinning in the upper and lower margins at left. (A few paper fibers adhered to ink in the black.)
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